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by Ray Mackessy
Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Pipe Accessories
Topic: Reamers
Replies: 33
Views: 2725

Re: Reamers

Most of the time I use this reamer after every 3 smokes . https://i.imgur.com/WfDxiGi.jpg Do you find that it works reasonably well for chambers that are more cylindrical? I've only had a cheapo version of that Buttner style reamer, and it seemed to not touch the sides of the bowl in the bottom thi...
by Ray Mackessy
Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: Pipe Accessories
Topic: Reamers
Replies: 33
Views: 2725

Re: Reamers

Most of the time I use this reamer after every 3 smokes
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by Ray Mackessy
Wed Oct 03, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Pipe Tobacco
Topic: Red Cake 5100 substitute?
Replies: 11
Views: 1045

Re: Red Cake 5100 substitute?

Today I purchased 8oz of Sutliff 515 RC-1. I have some McClelland 5100 Red Cake on hand so tomorrow I'll be doing a comparison.
by Ray Mackessy
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Repair, Maintenance & Restoration
Topic: Falcon deep clean
Replies: 3
Views: 344

Re: Falcon deep clean

I bought some "Mothers" Mag & Aluminum Polish. It works great on Falcon stems. My stems look like new. A "Mr. Clean" Magic Pad will clean up the bit real good.
by Ray Mackessy
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Hurricane Florence
Replies: 23
Views: 1413

Re: Hurricane Florence

I live in Sumter SC which is in the mid-state. We should get a lot of rain and maybe up to tropical storm force winds. I lived thru Hurricane Hugo so I think I'll get thru Florence okay. Generator ready to go and I'm stocked up on water and non-perishable food. Prayers for those who are in the direc...
by Ray Mackessy
Sat Sep 01, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Pipes
Topic: Help me figure something out.
Replies: 14
Views: 1228

Re: Help me figure something out.

Maybe it's because the cob absorbs more moisture and you don't get that "Steaming" effect.
by Ray Mackessy
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: Pipes
Topic: Petersons
Replies: 30
Views: 2200

Re: Petersons

You've already received some great advice, so I'm just going to say that I'd choose a Falcon over a Peterson any day. Just my opinion as a Falcon fan. If you haven't already, an MM corn cob would be a wise investment.
by Ray Mackessy
Wed Aug 15, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Pipes
Topic: What aids your pipe enjoyment?
Replies: 53
Views: 3629

Re: What aids your pipe enjoyment?

I enjoy smoking a pipe by the pool as the sun is coming up.
by Ray Mackessy
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Pipes
Topic: Early morning discovery
Replies: 17
Views: 1332

Re: Early morning discovery

Anything with a high nicotine content and some coffee. Helps to get my heart started.